Office of Alumni Relations
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612
Since 2002, Concordia University Irvine has recognized distinguished alumni with the Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award and the Distinguished Service Award. Selected by the CUI Alumni Association Board of Directors, our goal is to pay tribute to alumni and recognize their outstanding achievements and service to Concordia, their community, and/or their professions.
Recipients of an Alumni Award will receive:
Nomination window is open for candidates of the 2019 Alumni Awards of Distinction and Kenneth A. Walker Hall of Fame Inductees. Click on the buttons below for additional details of each award.
Degreed alumni of Christ College Irvine or Concordia University Irvine can be nominated by other alumni, Board of Regents, Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and the community.
Professional Achievement Award is presented to an individual who is respected as an exceptional contributor and authority in his or her professional discipline and who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of character and leadership.
2019 Recipient - Ryan Ellis '03
Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual based on significant contributions through service to his or her community, church, school, and/or alma mater.
2019 Recipient - Jeffrey Beavers '89
Kenneth A. Walker Hall of Fame recognizes alumni, coaches and other members of the Eagle athletics community who made an impact on the court, in the community or in the classroom.
Christine (Runkle) Zinno '12 - Women's Swimming & Diving
Justin Johnson '11 - Men's Basketball
Gary McDaniel, MA.Ed. '91 - Special Contributor
View all past Alumnus of the Year, Distinguished Service, and Athletic Hall of Fame awards.